Henry Demmert is an emeritus professor in the economics department at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business. He taught undergraduate courses in principles of economics, economics and law, and economics of the public sector. His areas of research interest included the Austrian school of economics, antitrust law, and economic education. Professor Demmert has published in the Journal of Applied Economics, The Santa Clara Business Review, and has written a book titled The Economics of Professional Team Sports. Many economics departments used Economics: Understanding the Market Process, which was authored by Dr. Demmert.
He has done consulting work for CALTRANS, The National Football League Players Association, and various law firms. In 1980-81 he was a Visiting Scholar in the Economic Policy Office, Antitrust Division, of the U.S. Department of Justice.